|Remembering Alfred Rose - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Goan Konkani musician late Alfred Rose's 80th birthday was celebrated on April 22, 2012 at Panjim's Kala Academy with a concert in his honour.
Keywords: goa; music; konkani; alfred rose; regional music
|Suk Anim Dukh (Joy and Sorrow) ... Songs in Konkani - From the cassette Sukh anim Dukh. Uploaded by FN.|
Songs of Goan life. Recorded 40 years ago. Lyrics by Jock Sequeira. Vocalists Jock Sequeira, Sibila Pinto, Mervyn Maciel. Musicians: Adolfo Saldanha (violin), Alfredo Figueiredo (Portuguese guitar), Denzyl Sequeira (guitar), Derreck Sequeira (keyboards).
Keywords: goa; expat; music; konkani; india; portuguese-influenced music
|Schubert Cotta - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
WHY MUSIC? -- a talk with a perspective on music in Goa, India. Schubert Cotta will explore theimportance of music and the effect of music on the way we do things and the way we are. It will dwell on the various kinds of music, benefits, uses (and abuses) of music in society. A fresh perspective on the essential components -- creation, interpretation and appreciation -- that are required for music to thrive will be touched upon...
Keywords: goa; music; Western music; musical education; talk; history hour; xchr
|A tribute to Lea Rangel-Ribeiro (February, Kala Academy, Goa, India) - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
A tribute to Lea Rangel-Ribeiro. Excerpts from the concert (Feb 22, 2012, Kala Academy, Goa, India) Invitation to a Celebratory Concert Remembering Lea Rangel-Ribeiro (1933-2011) Kala Academy DMK Auditorium Wednesday, Feb. 22, 6.30 p.m. Programme Jules Massenet: "Meditation" from Thais Pheroze Mistri, violin, Goa State Chamber Ensemble Victor Rangel-Ribeiro, conductor (not recorded) W. A. Mozart: "Kegelstatt Trio", K...
Keywords: goa; music; lea rangel-ribeiro
|Garden Central Gallery, (Goa) launch - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Some music from the March 2012 launch of the Garden Central Gallery, in Panjim (Goa, India). It aims to be a centre "where music and art very freely interact". More details from Rui Lobo +91-9921 372036 (First Floor, Dr Ribeiro Bldg, near Hindu Pharmacy, above Baba Travels, Cunha Rivara Road, Panjim 403001 Goa).
Keywords: goa; music; panjim; garden central gallery; rui lobo; archana; music; art; western; classical; music
|Rui Lobo, the Guitar goes Konkani - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Goa-based IIT-educated engineer Rui Lobo prefers to keep aside his prestigious engineering degree and create music. Or teach it to the young. Rui is the moving spirit behind the Guitar Guild Goa. Below are some of his creations.
Keywords: guitar; goa; rui lobo; guitar guild goa; music; luso-influenced music; asia; western music in asia; india
|Stuti, Live in Goa - Stuti/MLS Baroque Ensemble|
The Stuti Choral Ensemble of Goa performs under the direction of Miguel Cotta, LTCL, and piano accompaniment by Pearl Viegas, ATCL, and the MLS' Baroque Ensemble (Strings & Flute) led by Ashley do Rego, LTCL. Performance recorded by Frederick Noronha on Sunday, September 25, 2011, with permission from Dr Eufemiano Miranda.
Keywords: goa, choral, ensemble, stuti, miguel cotta, choral ensemble, classical, western music, konkani music, folk music from goa
|The Top Dog Brass Band... Live (Goa, India) - Top Dog Brass Band.|
From Dresden, Germany.Marc Hartmann (Sousaphone), Matthias Peuker (drums, vocals), Paul Berberich (baritone sax), Paul Griesbach (tenor sax), Arne Fischer (trombone), Andreas Uhlmann (trombone), Sascha Mock (bass drum), Bernhard Seifert (trumpet). At the Kala Academy, Goa's centre for the arts and music, on February 21, 2012. This is part of the Indo-German Confluence II Musik Fest organised by the Indo-German Educational and Cultural Society of Goa, and the Guitar Guild Goa (GGG) in collaborati...
Keywords: goa; germany; dresden; music; brass band; top dog brass band; live music
|The Pipe Organs of Goa - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Goa still has a total of seven pipe organs in various churches here (Rachol, Old Goa, Margao, Curtorim, etc). But maintaining them is an uphill task, as Romeo Monteiro, a priest at the Rachol Seminary, off Margao, Salcete, in the former Portuguese colony, explains.
Keywords: pipe organ; 1888; Rachol Seminary; church music; fr romeo monteiro; 2012 recordings; salcete; music; religion; Catholicism
|The (Amazing) Sounds of Goa|
Goa has long been a meeting (or is it clashing?) point of global cultures. At a home party in January 2012, these are the unusual sounds we came across at Stalin and Jessica's home. First, the rain-maker is a Malaysian thick yellow bamboo stalk, into which nails and pebbles are filled. Next come even more unusual sounds from across the globe... Stalin explains that the percussion instrument is a non-traditional one "invented" by some Swiss friends (and called a 'Harm')...
Keywords: goa; music; non-traditional instruments; invented instruments; baga
|Lusostalgia -- The Best of Chico Fonseca - Chico Fonseca.|
Fontainhas Panjim-based singer-guitarist keeps alive the music of another era in this former Portuguese colony. Here, he sings in Portuguese (including Brasilian), Konkani, Italian and Spanish . Contact Chico on +91-832-2222052 or +91-9823525063
Keywords: music; goa; luso; portuguese; konkani; italian; spanish; chico fonseca; fontainhas
|Prof Lucio Rodrigues... talking on Goan folk music in the US (1960s)|
LUCIO RODRIGUES (1916-73) was one of the few outstanding Konkani essayists. An authority on Goan folklore, he contributed several articles in English and Konkani to various periodicals and broadcast many talks. Besides serving as Professor of English in colleges in Bombay and Goa, he was Visiting Professor of Folklore at Indian University in 1969. Rodrigues' essays in English and the English translations of his Konkani essays were posthumously published under the titles *Of Soil and Soul* and *K...
Keywords: goa; portuguese tradition; folk music; mando; dulpod; talk-cum-programme
|Sukh Anim Duk (Joy and Sorrow) SONGS OF GOAN LIFE - Jock Sequeira and Team|
Sukh Anim Duk (Joy and Sorrow). Songs of Goan Life. Recorded by Jock Sequeira and Team, probably in the 1950s or thereabouts. Copy received by FN from Mervyn Maciel. Lyrics by Jock Sequeira. Vocalists: Jock Sequeira, Sibila Pinto, Mervyn Maciel. Musicians: Adolfo Saldanha (violin), Alfredo Figueiredo (Portuguese guitar), Denzyl Sequeira (guitar) and Derrick Sequeira (keyboards).
Keywords: goa; konkani music; diaspora; expat goans; africa goans; jock sequeira; joy and sorrow; songs of goan life; traditional goan music
Downloads: 281 (1 review)
|Stuti Live At The Kala 2013 - Stuti Choral Ensemble and Baroque Ensemble, Goa (recorded by FN)|
The Stuti Choral Ensemble, live, at the Kala Academy, Goa, India.
Keywords: goa; india; stuti; choral music; sanskrit; latin; english; konkani; chamber music; violin concerto; serenade for strings; chamber music in konkani; konkan pastorale; stauti choral ensemble; conductor antonio calisto vas
Downloads: 154 (1 review)
|Jazz Goa and Friends Live at Jardin Garcia de Orta - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Recording of an Open Air Concert in Panjimâs Central Garden -- Jardin Garcia de Orta -- featuring the enthusiastic JazzGoa network and friends, including the well known Trumpeter and conductor, Andrew Norman, on Tuesday 10th April, 2012. Andrew Norman, from Isle of Wight in England is an avid Indophile and has been visiting Goa every year for the past 14 years. He is a virtuoso brass player, has been teaching and performing for more than 36 years, at the highest standards...
Keywords: goa; jazz; jazz goa; jardin garcia de orta; india; western music in india; andrew norman; isle of wight; virtuoso brass player; western music in asia; former portuguese colony
|The Dulpod - Recorded by Frederick Noronha|
Folk music from Goa The Mando is a slow verse-and-refrain song, in six-four time, dealing with love, tragedy and contemporary events, both social and political. The Mando-Dulpod is a slower variety of the Dulpod (or a quicker sort of Mando), also in six-four time, facilitating the transition from the Mando's slow rhythm to the quicker one of the Dulpod. The Dulpod itself, in six-eight time, is typically descriptive of Goan life, particularly that of the Christians...
Keywords: music; goa; folk; goa1556; book releases in goa; 2011; music from another era; dr jose pereira; fr antonio da costa; maestro micael martins
|The Violin Goes Konkani - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Young students of the Brazil-returned Dr Pelegrino da Costa perform snippets of Konkani music, from the western coastal state of Goa, a former Portuguese colony.
Keywords: goa; konkani music; violin; students; dr pelegrino da costa; campal; panjim; brazil-returned; professor
|The Stunning Stratospheric Sopranos at the Kala - Patricia Rozario (soprano), Joanne D'Mello (soprano), Susanna Hurrell (soprano), Mark Troop (piano)|
Pro Musica organised this performance in early January 2012 (Jan 4) at the Kala Academy. Hear the voices of sopraonos Patricia Rozario, Joanne D'Mello (both with Goa links and roots) and Susanna Hurrell along with Mark Troop on the piano. This performance was staged in aid of Child's Play India Foundation. See http://www.childsplayindia.org and support generously. The programme included Handel (Alessandro) - Brilla nell'Alma - Susanna Hurell...
Keywords: goa; music; western; sopranos; patricia rozario; joanne d'mello; susanna hurrell; mark troop
|The Panjim Don Bosco Choir Sings (Goa, India) - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Daphne Sequeira leads the 17-year-old choir that is known for its melodious music. The choir conducts its practices at the Don Bosco school in Panjim, the capital of Goa, and also partakes in services there. Organists: Carole Gomes. Xavier Peres. Guitarist: Darryl Figueiredo. Singers Bass: Valentine D'Souza, Egidio D'Sa and Nester Fernandes. Tenor: Anthony Viegas, Merwyn Caldeira and Mervyn Jude Noronha...
Keywords: music; goa; religious; panjim; choir; Don Bosco's; daphne sequeira; english-language; former portuguese colony; panaji
Downloads: 305 (1 review)
|Mario Fernandes... on culture, music, drama and sports in today's Goa - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
During a noisy evening session at the Cafe Prakash in Panjim (Goa), returned expat Mario Fernandes explains about how he struck roots back in Goa, after his family was out of the region for a century or more of migration. Some unusual ideas, and fascinating results received from consistent work in the village areas of Goa.(The interview ends with one of the Cafe Prakash regulars asking Mario if he was undergoing a confession! Cafe Prakash is considered to be the "unofficial press club" of Goa, a...
Keywords: goa; villages; drama; culture; music; sports; mario fernandes; pomburpa spring festival; divar island; salvador do mundo
|Lea Rangel-Ribeiro's Memorial Concert, live at the Kala, Goa - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
A tribute to Lea Rangel. Excerpts from the concert (Feb 22, 2012, Kala Academy, Goa, India) ---------------------------- Invitation to a Celebratory Concert Remembering Lea Rangel-Ribeiro (1933-2011) Kala Academy DMK Auditorium Wednesday, Feb. 22, 6.30 p.m. Programme Jules Massenet: "Meditation" from Thais Pheroze Mistri, violin, Goa State Chamber Ensemble Victor Rangel-Ribeiro, conductor (not recorded) W...
Keywords: lea rangel; victor rangel-ribeiro; goa; music; kala academy; classical; tribute concert
Downloads: 126 (1 review)
|Mando Live! - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Mando, a traditional song from Goa, the former Portuguese colony on the west coast of India.
Keywords: mando; goa; india; former portuguese colony; traditional song; western india; song-dance; east-west fusion music; 19th century
|The Festival Orchestra at the Kala (Goa, 2012) - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
A recording from the Musik Fest Indo German Confluence II, organised by the Indo-Grman Educational and Cultural Society of Goa and the Guitar Guild Goa (GGG), in collaboration with the Kala Academy of Goa. This event saw the performance of The Festival Orchestra, 2012, with members of the Goa State String Orchestra (GSSO), the Nuremberg Music University and the Frankfurt Opera House, conducted by Ulf Klausenitzer...
Keywords: goa; music; western; musik fest; 2012; indo german confluence ii; guitar guild goa; the indo german education and cultura society of goa; goa state string orchestra; gsso; kala academy; pheroze mistri; ashley rego; sanya myla cotta